MSN/MBA in Health Management

This program requires 62 semester hours. 495 clinical hours are included in coursework. Courses are offered asynchronously and synchronously online. All clinical practica are arranged in collaboration with the faculty and Graduate Program Clinical Coordinator. Locations of practica are determined by student interest area and geographical location.

Plan of Study

Semester I – Fall

  • NUR 620 – Law, Policy, and Economics of Healthcare (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)
  • NUR 702 – Financial and Managerial Accounting ( 3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)

Semester II – Spring

  • NUR 540 – Financial Management in Healthcare (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 506 (winter term) – Role of Nursing Administration in Quality and Safety( 2 credits; 1 hour seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)

Semester III – Summer

Semester IV – Fall

  • NUR 705 – Utilization of Research and Evidence Based Practice (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)
  • NUR 614- Information Technology in Nursing Administration (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)

Semester V – Spring

  • NUR 606 – Advanced Quality and Safety (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)
  • NUR 641 – Leadership and Management Essentials in Healthcare: Theories and Roles (4 credits; 3 hours seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)
  • MBA 701 – Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)

Semester VI – Summer

  • MBA 706 – Marketing Management (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)

Semester VII – Fall

  • MBA 707 – Financial Management (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)
  • MBA 708 – Operations for Competitive Advantage (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)
  • NUR 642 – Organizational Leadership and Management in Healthcare (4 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 6 hours clinical practicum/week)

Semester VIII – Spring

  • MBA 703 – Economic Policies and Impact on Global Outcomes (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)
  • NUR 607 – Interprofessional Collaboration and Negotiation: Theories and Practice (3 credits; 2 hours seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)
  • MBA 717 – Technology and Innovation (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)

Semester IX – Fall

  • MBA 741 – Creating & Sustaining Competitive Advantage (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)
  • NUR 643A – Strategic Management of Health Care Organization I (4 credits; 3 hours seminar/week and 3 hours clinical practicum/week)

Semester X – Spring

  • NUR 643B – Strategic Management of Health Care Organization II (3 credits; 1 hours seminar/week and 6 hours clinical practicum/week)
  • MBA 712 – Strategic Management (3 credits; 3 hours seminar/week)